2017 Fargo Moorhead Human Resource Association Wage and Salary Survey
Our 2017 survey includes 232 positions in 18 job families to help your organization make strategic business decisions on compensation practices. We have added several positions this year and freshened up the job descriptions to make completing the survey even easier.
The participation deadline is Wednesday, July 26, 2017.
Submit your completed survey by Friday, June 30th to receive an early bird $10 Amazon gift card.
There is no cost to participate in the survey, only to purchase the results. Participants purchasing the survey report will receive a significant discount. Survey reports will be delivered electronically in early September 2017.
To participate or for a complete list of surveyed jobs and sample report pages can be found here: Survey Information and Participation Materials
Costs to purchase are as follows:
Survey Participant, FMHRA or Non-FMHRA Members: only $90!
Non-participant, FMHRA Members: $199
Non-participant, Non-FMHRA Members: $299
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Andrew Rosen at 218-346-8240.
Survey administered by AP Compensation Consulting LLC.
at Fargo Cass Public Health
1240 25th St S
Fargo, ND 58103
Space is limited. Registration will close when capacity is reached.
To Register: Mental Health for HR Professionals
This training will begin by giving an overview of FirstLink’s services including our public resource database. The second section of the training will focus on mental health and suicide. This section will include and overview of common mental health conditions as well as myths, statistics, and warning signs for suicide. The training will conclude with a section on the importance of self-care when helping someone with a mental health crisis.
Jennifer Illich completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development and Family Science from NDSU in Fargo, ND. Jennifer’s current position is Director of Helpline Operations at FirstLink. She has completed ASIST and MHFA classes and has started the process to become a Sources of Strength trainer.
Ashley Ladbury Hrichena is the Training and Education Coordinator at FirstLink. She has worked at FirstLink since 2007. She is a certified Mental Health First Aid, Youth Mental Health First Aid, safeTALK and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Trainer. She graduated from M State in Moorhead, MN with an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts.
Angie Hedstrom graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development and Family Science. Currently she is a full-time Database and Resource Coordinator at FirstLink. She has been as ASIST Trainer since 2012.
Jacki Olson graduated from MSUM with a Bachelor’s of Social Work (BSW), a BA in Criminal Justice, and a psychology minor. Jacki is currently a licensed Social Worker in the state of North Dakota and FirstLink’s Suicide Support Program Coordinator. Jacki also has started the process to become a Sources of Strength trainer.
Light snacks will be provided.
Presented by Cynthia Bremer or David McKinney
To register: When Religion and Work Collide
Religious accommodations continue to be an area of uncertainty for employers. What constitutes a religious belief? What is a reasonable accommodation and an undue hardship in a given context? This presentation will provide an overview of the law of religious discrimination and accommodation obligations, the EEOC’s position, recent case developments, and best practices and training tips.
Cynthia Bremer is the managing shareholder of the Minneapolis office of Ogletree Deakins. Cynthia has extensive experience in employment law and complex litigation matters. In addition to practicing in Minnesota, Cynthia has also practiced law in North Dakota and continues to practice law there today.
David McKinney is an associate attorney in the Minneapolis office of Ogletree Deakins. David has experience with complex disputes involving primarily labor and employment-related issues, including ERISA and non-ERISA employee benefits matters. He partners with clients to identify and implement strategies and best practices, assess and manage compliance-related risks, and navigate the complex array of rules, regulations, and laws.
Educational luncheons are free for FMHRA members & student members.
Non-members: Please register and submit payment one week prior to the meeting. $30 charge per meeting.
Student non-members: Please email email@example.com if you would like to attend. Your first meeting is free of charge.
at Dakota Medical Foundation 4141 28th Ave S
Fargo, ND 58104
To Register: Get Ready for Generation Z
By the year 2020, Gen Z will make up 20% of your workforce. This program is designed to introduce you to Gen Z, explain how they are different from previous generations as a result of their experiences and give you some ideas of how to connect with Gen Z through marketing efforts and communication styles.
Heather Ostrowski (Client Relations Manager with Preference Employment Solutions,) Ethan and Adam Ostrowski (students)
Ethan and Adam are brothers, students and Gen Z-ers. Ethan spoke at Disrupt HR, Fargo in 2017 and his little brother has regretted not joining him on stage ever since. They are joining their mom, Heather Ostrowski, in providing people information about who Gen Z is and how to prepare for Gen Z as they enter the workforce.
Presented by Julie Kowalski
To register: Intelligent Delegation: The Art and Science of Delegating Effectively
Do you feel stressed and overloaded? Do you find yourself saying “It’ll be quicker if I do it myself?” If so, then you need to brush up on your delegation skills as effective delegation is a key to success! Come hear speaker extraordinaire, Julie Kowalski of the Spizzerinctum Group, share not only the 12 traps of delegation and the secrets to Effective Delegation, but also how to delegate not only downward, but upward and across.
This is an opportunity for you to engage with fellow HR professionals and learn new tools that you can immediately apply to see immediate results!
Julie Kowalski is a seasoned thought leader, consultant, executive coach, superb facilitator and an energetic, and spirited professional trainer. Julie has gained valuable insight and acumen into the science of what it takes to start and run successful businesses as well as the art of earning and retaining customer and employee loyalty.
Julie maintains working relationships with a wide variety of business owners and executives from small family-owned businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Julie was named one of the “World’s Most Creative Thinkers” by bestselling author Seth Godin and she possesses over 25 years of first hand business experience.
To Register: Hiring from the Untapped Talent Pool
As members of the West Central MN Continuum of Care and Fargo-Moorhead Coalition for Homeless Persons, we are committed to helping families move out of poverty. We have come to know many talented people struggling to find work due to the many obstacles and challenges they’ve faced. We have seen time and again how a good job can make the difference in helping people move forward with their lives.
In this ever-changing business climate, companies are looking to leverage every available resource to keep their workforce fully staffed and engaged. Being open to new and diverse hiring opportunities of these individuals can benefit our local economy and community by just thinking outside the box.
Angela Heil, MA, CSP - Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist with Fargo VA Health Care System (Moderator), Employer Panel (Hornbacher’s, Preference Employment Solutions, People Ready, and Fargo VA Health Care System), Benefactor Panel (Four Individual Success Stories)
Angela Heil has worked in the Fargo VA Health Care System for over nine years. She obtained her Master in Forensic Psychology from the University of North Dakota and Graduate Certificate in Gerontology from North Dakota State University. Angela currently works with Veterans who face obstacles to employment due to homelessness, mental health and substance abuse issues, and physical limitations. The goal of her program, Compensated Work Therapy Transitional Work, is to help participants overcome obstacles through participation in treatment options to create stability and skills that will lead to long-term occupational success.
Light breakfast will be provided.
To Register: Visas as a Solution to a Recurring Problem (Staffing!)
Did you know that employer-sponsored immigration benefits can:
Michelle Scimecca- Immigration Attorney, Vogel Law Firm
Michelle secures employment and family U.S. immigration benefits for her clients. She advises clients seeking temporary and permanent work authorization. She represents a variety of clients from coast-to-coast and around the world, including: multinational corporations, health care organizations, educational institutions, and – of course, individual foreign nationals.
Michelle leads Vogel’s Twin Cities office, joining Vogel after practicing with a nationally-recognized boutique immigration firm. Michelle graduated from Concordia College (Moorhead) and received a law degree from Marquette University (Milwaukee), during which time she worked as an extern for Honorable John R. Tunheim of the United States District Court, District of Minnesota, and Honorable Ann Walsh Bradley of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
at Job Service Fargo
1350 32nd St S Fargo, ND 58103
To Register: Medical Marijuana - What Do I Do?
With Medical Marijuana being so prevalent and Recreational Marijuana on the ballot- what do I do in the workplace? We will review the difference between medical and recreational marijuana and what as an employer you can do to protect your staff as well as your organization. Tips on policy and program changes, testing methodologies and more.
Vickie Schmidt- Master Trainer, Schmidt & Associates
After teaching college and dealing with drunk and stoned students, Vickie attended a convention. While there, she met a vendor selling rapid drug screens. The desire to test the students caused her to learn more. (Of course the Dean said no.) Several weeks later, a student was very drunk in class. This generated a call to that vendor, and Schmidt & Associates was started. From selling test kits to the need to administer them, Vickie spent time in Baltimore becoming Certified. Now nationally recognized in the industry, Vickie is back to the teaching aspects of life. She loves helping and teaching what she has learned in the 20+ years in the drug testing industry.